HL7® FHIR® New Zealand Base Implementation Guide
3.1.0 - Draft

HL7® FHIR® New Zealand Base Implementation Guide, published by HL7 New Zealand. This guide is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 3.1.0 built by the FHIR (HL7® FHIR® Standard) CI Build. This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7NZ/nzbase/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

ValueSet: Information Source

Official URL: https://nzhts.digital.health.nz/fhir/ValueSet/information-source-code Version: 1.0.0
Active as of 2024-04-19 Computable Name: InformationSource

The source from where the value of this item was sourced


Logical Definition (CLD)



Expansion based on codesystem Information Source v1.0.0 (CodeSystem)

This value set contains 25 concepts.

  BREGhttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeBirth Register

This code is added only after verification via MOH/DIA birth register matching

  BRCThttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeBirth Certificate

Birth Certificate

  NZCThttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeNZ Citizenship Certificate

New Zealand Citizenship Certificate issued by DIA



  NZCIhttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeNZ Certificate of Identity

Certificate of Identity issued by DIA

  NZRThttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeNZ Refugee Travel Document

Refugee Travel document issued by DIA

  NZEThttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeNZ Emergency Travel Document

Emergency Travel document issued by DIA


Other official document provided that is not found in the list provided

  NPRFhttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeProof not Sighted

Information (not proof) provided by the patient / whānau verbally communicated. No proof sighted

  NZPVhttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeNZ Permanent Resident Visa

A New Zealand Permanent Resident Visa (not time bound) issued by Immigration New Zealand

  NZTVhttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeNZ Resident Visa

A New Zealand Resident Visa (time bound) issued by Immigration New Zealand

  NZMChttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeNZ Marriage Certificate
  NZCUhttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeNZ Civil Union Certificate
  NZNChttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeNZ Name Change Certificate or Deed Poll

NZ Name Change Certificate effective from 25 January 2009, Name Change by Statutary Declaration Documents issued for names changes made between September 1995 and 25 January 2009, Deed Poll for name changes prior to September 1995

  NZDLhttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeNZ Driver Licence
  CSChttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeCommunity Services Card
  HL7https://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeHL7 applied

Data has been applied via HL7 message


From the legacy NHI System with no known external source

  DREGhttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeDeath Register

The code is added only after MOH/DIA data matching

  OSEAhttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeDeath Overseas

Indicates a non-New Zealand registered death advised by a third party or discovered by a media search

  MCCODhttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeMedical Certificate Cause of Death

Date of Death from a Medical Certificate Cause of Death. Forms HP4720, HP4721 or BDM 50

  CORONERhttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeCoroner Notification

Date of death notified to the Ministry by a Coronial Office

  OSEAOFFhttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeDeath Overseas Official

Indicates a non-New Zealand registered death advised by an official source from another country.

  DIAhttps://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/information-source-codeDIA data share

The code is added only after DHB or MOH/DIA data matching


The code is added only by the MoH or DHB from information provided by ImmigrationNZ data sharing

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code